Solite Corporation Quarry (YPM coll) (Triassic of the United States)

Also known as Virginia Solite Quarry, CB1

Where: Rockingham County, North Carolina (36.5° N, 79.7° W: paleocoordinates 10.8° N, 23.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Cow Branch Formation), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• Upper Member refered to as CB2. The footprint-bearing block was not found in place but is believed to come from the Upper Member. Body fossils from cycles 2, 3, and 16 within the quarry series

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - small; dolomitic, black, gray siltstone

• black or gray dolomitic siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, adpression, trace, soft parts

Collected by P. Olsen in 1974-; reposited in the YPM

Collection methods: bulk, quarrying, surface (float), surface (in situ), mechanical, peel or thin section,

• Footprint specimen is a latex peel of the large trackway-bearing slab.

Primary reference: P. E. Olsen. 1979. A new aquatic eosuchian from the Newark Supergroup (Late Triassic–Early Jurassic) of North Carolina and Virginia. Postilla 176:1-14 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 55493: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 27.10.2005, edited by Matthew Carrano, Mark Uhen, Matthew Clapham, Margaret Shalap and Jered Karr

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Insecta
 Hemiptera - Archescytinidae
Archescytinidae indet.3 Tillyard 1926 true bug
 Hemiptera - Naucoridae
Naucoridae indet.3 Fallen 1814 creeping water bug
 Dicondylia -
Thysanoptera indet.3 Haliday 1836 thrips
Blattodea indet.3 Latreille 1810 cockroach
Orthoptera indet.3 Olivier 1789 grasshopper
 Coleoptera - Staphylinidae
Leehermania prorova2 Chatzimanolis et al. 2012 rove beetle
YPM 1147, 36447
 Coleoptera - Schizophoridae
Schizophoridae indet.3 Ponomarenko 1968 beetle
 Mecoptera - Pseudopolycentropodidae
Pseudopolycentropodes virginicus n. gen.2 Grimaldi and Fraser 2005 scorpionfly
YPM35982, YPM35986
 Dicondylia -
Diptera indet.1 Linnaeus 1758 fly
YPM 35969 (paratype of A. youngi)
 Diptera - Paraxymyiidae
Veriplecia rugosa n. sp.1 Blagoderov and Grimaldi 2007 fungus gnat
YPM 35989
 Diptera - Procramptonomyiidae
Alinka cara n. gen. n. sp.5, "Yala argentata n. gen. n. sp." = Yalea argentata5
Alinka cara n. gen. n. sp.5 Krzemiński 1992 fly
YPM 100000 (given as YPM 16826 in Blagoderov et al. 2007), 400000
"Yala argentata n. gen. n. sp." = Yalea argentata5 Krzemiński 1992 fly
YPM 16826
 Diptera -
Tipulomorpha indet.1 fly
YPM 30077, YPM 35973 (#100000) (paratypes of A. youngi)
 Diptera - Limoniidae
Architipula youngi n. sp.5 Krzemiński 1992 crane fly
YPM 1103 (actually YPM 35968), YPM 3, YPM YEN 1167
Actinopteri
 Palaeonisciformes - Palaeoniscidae
Turseodus sp.3 Leidy 1857
 Palaeonisciformes - Redfieldiidae
Cionichthys sp.3 Schaeffer 1967
Synorichthys sp.3 Schaeffer 1967
 Semionotiformes - Semionotidae
Semionotus sp.3 Agassiz 1843
Coelacanthimorpha
 Coelacanthiformes - Mawsoniidae
Diplurus cf. newarki3 Bryant 1934 coelacanth
Reptilia
 Saurischia - Eubrontidae
"Atreipus milfordensis" = Anchisauripus milfordensis6
"Atreipus milfordensis" = Anchisauripus milfordensis6 Bock 1952 theropod
YPM 9962
 Eosuchia -
Mecistotrachelos apeoros4 Fraser et al. 2007 archosauromorph
gen. et sp. nov.
 Eosuchia - Tanystropheidae
Tanytrachelos ahynis n. gen. n. sp.
Tanytrachelos ahynis n. gen. n. sp. Olsen 1979 archosauromorph
Osteichthyes
 Microsauria -
cf. Pariostegus sp.3 Cope 1868 tetrapod
unclassified
  -
Cycadeoideopsida
 Bennettitales -
Sphenozamites sp.3 Brongniart 1849
Pterophyllum sp.3 Brongniart 1828
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
cf. Elatocladus sp.3 Halle 1913
Podozamites sp.3 Braun 1843
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
 Pinales -
Brachyphyllum sp.3 Brongniart 1828
Pteridopsida
  -
Dictyophyllum sp.3 Lindley and Hutton 1834
Lepidodendraceae
  - Lepidodendraceae
Lepidodendron sp.3 Sternberg 1820
Calamitaceae
  - Calamitaceae
Lonchopteris
  -
Lonchopteris virginiensis3
cf. Cynepteris synorensis
Lepacyclotes
  -
Lepacyclotes sp.3 Emmons 1856